I found this a very amusing debate.
Quite humorous comments from both sides.
But, the well was already poisoned by Michael Shermer before Lennox started his preconceived spiel.
Lennox made every mistake Shermer already gave an answer to in his first argument.
Lennox continually used the following fallacies:
"It is not possible to:" (An argument from ignorance, is following and a Dunning-Kruger effect ( "I Know") bit of nonsense is…Continue
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In addition to authoring numerous books, Shermer’s impressive list of distinctions includes Founding publisher of Skeptic Magazine, Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, and host…
My Brethren without Christ, I have to let you know you're all a bunch of Darwinian primates. (Just hit the link below to get the joke.) I just got back from the September 28, 2010, Dinesh D'Souza/Michael Shermer debate at USF in Tampa. They took questions at the end of the session and I got a chance to ask the following question in front of around a thousand attendees.